Cyber Safety Corner

We’re excited for you to connect with us and others online and want you to do so safely. Check out our tips and tools to help you stay cyber aware. 

Take care, be cyber aware

When you’re online you also need to be on guard. We’re here to help you be your best defense.

Read cybersecurity tips

Find cyber safety services and information

The more you know, the better you can stay safe online.

Virtual collaboration

There are online tools to stay connected at work and school. Learn how to use these tools safely.


Work from home, from a café, or a park safely and responsibly.

Shopping online

When you shop online, especially around the holidays, there are steps you can take to be smart and stay safe.  

Protecting your privacy on mobile apps

Learn how to protect your privacy before and after you install apps on your device.

Own your privacy online

Anything you do or send online leaves behind a trail of data but there are ways for you to protect your information.  

Shields Up

Review guidance, resources, and proactive steps from on how organizations can adopt a heightened cybersecurity posture and protect critical assets.

Small business cybersecurity corner

Use tips from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to keep your business safe online.

"Kids Safe Online" activity book

Download the activity book for your workplace or classroom to help teach young Texans how to stay safe online.

Reduce risk of Doxxing and SWATing

Learn more about these malicious acts, how to keep your personal information safe online, and what to do if you become a victim of Doxxing or SWATing.

Open lines of communication

Talk with your family often about cyber safety.

Download cybersecurity tips for parents and kids (PDF)

Learn how our agencies can help you

Department of Information Resources (DIR)

  • Cyber security education and resources
  • Texas Cybersecurity Council
  • Cybersecurity Awareness Month